The 9 Best Apps for Reading on Your Daily Commute

Image by Geoffrey Arduini

Image by Geoffrey Arduini

For the productivity addicts among us, there’s nothing more frustrating than finding yourself caught on a stalled subway or idling in rush hour traffic on your way to or from work, sans reading material.

There’s something about reading in the pre-desk hours that gets you in the right headspace for the day ahead, no matter if it’s a novel, memoir, or blog post you’re digging into. Not only that, using your travel time to read is an awesome way to burn through that Goodreads queue. I read more than 100 books last year mostly by making use of idle travel time.

As far as tools of the trade are concerned, of course you know there’s Kindle; but if you want to try out a new app for your reading material, the options below have a lot to offer. Go ahead and judge these e-reading apps by their covers; they won’t disappoint.

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